Iceland - Migrant labour drives growth - September 30, 2017

Over 24,000 foreigners were active on the labour market in June and their numbers increased by 17 percent over the last 12 months. Foreign labour has prevented a wage drift and driven economic growth forward. There is a persistent shortage of labour. The stress on the labour market is peaking and 1,000 more foreign workers will be needed to meet demand.

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